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Union Station

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225 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL 60606
+1 312-655-2385
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Worth Seeing

We weren't gettibng a train anywhere just wanted to visit the station as we had seen it many times... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2016
Darlington, United Kingdom
Easy visit

Riding the Amtrak in from Wisconsin made for an easy visit to the city. The station is near major... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2016
Amanda M
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225 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL 60606
West Loop
+1 312-655-2385
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

We weren't gettibng a train anywhere just wanted to visit the station as we had seen it many times in the Untouchables. Its worth it just to see the stairs and benches, a nice place to spend a n hour and a good food hall.

Thank alandt60
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Riding the Amtrak in from Wisconsin made for an easy visit to the city. The station is near major attractions and there are shops, restaurants inside the station. Easily grab a cab out front. $6.50 to the Magnificent Mile, or $22 to museum of science...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed November 12, 2016

I was taking a bus, rather than a train, but the staff members I asked for help were all friendly, and it's nice to have clean bathrooms to use before a long journey.

Thank SaraRichardsLondon
Reviewed November 11, 2016

We arrived at Union station following our train ride from San Antonio on the Texas Eagle.What an amazing place Sadly as we have to fly back to the UK this tends to be the end of our train journeys,but what a palace it is.!!! Train...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

Large train stations dating from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries are a feature of many large U.S. cities, and they are usually noteworthy for their architectural significance, Chicago's Union Station being no exception. Its imposing bulk just west of the city's downtown core...More

Thank markers
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Average for as train stations go two different could be a little confusing. Good choice of eating, and stores. Expect more from Chicago.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

They don't give you any direction....so if it's your first time get there at least 30 min before your departure time....(you won't need more time then that, honestly) and you won't be the only one confused. Everyone is. Just ask someone who works there for...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

The Union Station has a new lounge for Amtrak passengers traveling in Business class or sleeper accommodations.

Thank Old-Socialist
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Today my Daughter and I are returning to Michigan after.some days in Chicago. Today is also the celebration for the Cubs World Cup win. We decided to make our way to Union Station early, at a time when we might be able able to get...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed November 2, 2016

We took the Amtrak Empire Builder from Portland to Chicago as a sight seeing tour heading back East after being out West. We purchased 1st class accommodations and luckily bought trip insurance. The purchase included tablecloth dining in the dining car. Well, the first night...More

Thank Jeffrey B
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Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
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Response from Robleym68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking generally available nearby.
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Response from maiagaia | Reviewed this property |
If you have 6 hours and are a sleeping car passenger, you can leave your bags at the Metropolitan Lounge at no charge (they are well secured; security is attentive). Then you can explore downtown a little. Uber to... More